Provincia de Puerto Plata Local Customs

  • Frío frío vendors
    Frío frío vendors
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  • Shrimp on offer
    Shrimp on offer
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Provincia de Puerto Plata Local Customs

  • Drinking

    Rum, rum and more rum. The Brugal rum factory is a popular destination for tours, and you can buy it everywhere. While you are on a tour of any kind you will undoubtedly be plied with rum. As the tour guide on our Paradise Island tour joked: "We have a wide assortment of drinks: coke, sprite, rum and coke, rum and sprite, or for those who don't...

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  • Food vendors on beach

    Along with any number of items available for purchase from vendors on the beach, there were a number of vendors selling food items. Food vendors were understandably less common in areas with a lot of all-inclusive hotels but very prevalent in areas like Sosua Bay. Items such as shrimp, fresh clams, tropical fruit, coconut, nuts, cookies, and...

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  • Holiday weekends

    Our weekend trip coincided with a public holiday long weekend in the Dominican Republic. The beaches were quite packed with locals, and apart from being followed around by small kids, we didn't have too many issues.

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  • Be nice to the people, and do...

    Be nice to the people, and do not yell at them. Only yell when they are pulling to hard. Or at the kids who are asking for money.....do not give anything to them. When you give one you will see 15 children coming at you at the next corner. This is also a third world country so if you can miss anything on your last day, give it to the people from...

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  • You are sitted in a restaurant...

    You are sitted in a restaurant and nobody comes to you after ten minutes. Take a look around and when you see a server smile and say Ola. She will understand that your expecting her to come. Life in the Carribean is naturaly slow and everything will be done if God whishes so! You are taking holidays, adopt the beat of the South it will be much more...

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  • There's not much to know about...

    There's not much to know about cultural tips. It is recommended that you learn some spanish before you get there. Not that many people speak English. (If you are in a nice hotel or beach resort, then you shouldn't worry too much about it) Dancing, drinking goes on all night in the discotecs and usually you have a date with you,( not too appropriate...

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  • Here some other interesting...

    Here some other interesting pages from VT members about the Dominican Republic. Take a look at them also please.Dominican Republic by rachel_sunDominican Republic by FreyaDominican Republic by Anisha1Dominican Republic by mangoblue99Dominican Republic by roberto123Thank you for visiting this page...RONSee more on the travelogue in the upper right...

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